Tiffany Duane

24 Flips | 5 Magazines | 9 Likes | 7 Following | @TifferDD | Keep up with Tiffany Duane on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Tiffany Duane”

When Meditation Can Actually Be Dangerous

After my husband ended our marriage over the telephone, I signed up for a 10-day silent meditation retreat. I'd been told that practicing this type …

Meditation

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 who get five or fewer hours of sleep for seven days a week have a higher risk of death than those who consistently get six or seven hours’ …

Sleep

Why kids should learn mindfulness before getting a smartphone

Science<p>These close-up photos of Jupiter are incredible<p>Vox<p>Health<p>How exercising works to keep your arteries from stiffening up<p>BBC<p>Education<p>China values …

Mindfulness

Go On A Silent Retreat? You've Got To Be Kidding!

Like most of you, the thought of going to some remote spot and not talking to anyone for several days was not at all appealing. Neither was the idea that I would need to turn off my phone and completely disconnect.<p>So you could imagine the anxiety as I took the two-hour drive from the Denver airport …

Meditation

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

13 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Made All the Difference in His Life

A short passage from a Steve Jobs commencement address teaches an important lesson.<p>Steve Jobs was famous (or infamous, depending on your point of view) for his "reality distortion field," his ability to make other people believe the seemingly impossible was actually possible.<p>But the first person he …

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Physics

Diastasis Recti Is The Condition Affecting Almost All Moms

After my second baby was born five years, I was told that I was the proud owner of a diastasis recti a little more than two finger widths wide. I had …

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

The Best Time of Day to Drink Coffee, According to Science

To get full health benefits and optimum buzz, don't drink your first cup first thing in the morning.<p>As anyone who's been reading this column knows, there's substantial scientific evidence that coffee is incredibly good for your health and extends your life. According to a meta-analysis of 127 …

Yes, bacon really is killing us

There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a local butcher, was midway between crispy and chewy. Ketchup and HP sauce were served in miniature jars with the sandwich, so you could dab on the exact …

Processed Meat

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

Pain

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Streaming David Attenborough on Netflix is the new mindfulness

And nature shows are just as good as meditation, say scientists.<p><b>Netflix and (actually) chill</b><p>Committing to a period of meditation has no greater …

Mindfulness

The Wellbeing Diaries: testing Wunderman's efforts to improve employee health

Today (5 February) sees The Drum launch The Wellbeing Diaries, a video series examining, and occasionally putting to the test, brands' and agencies' …

23 Plant-Based Ways To Eat Protein If You're Cutting Back On Meat

No meat? NBD.

This Is the Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don't care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there's always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better …

Cooking

Could vitamin D supplements treat IBS?

People with irritable bowel syndrome could alleviate their symptoms by taking vitamin D supplements. This is the conclusion of a new study recently …

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It'll leave you looking and feeling …

13 Foods That Make You Fart | Men’s Health

13 Foods That Are Making You Fart Like Crazy<p>Plus, exactly what you can do to minimize the gas<p>Giphy<p>Ever wonder why you tend to get gassy at the worst possible moments?<p>Your farts are a combination of two things: the air you swallow (say, by eating too quickly) and the food you eat, says David …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no.<p>"When most …

Workouts